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  • Yo Yo Tigers, Haridwar Hunters, Fotballaget Fart: 21 hilarious and bizarre names of sports teams you won't believe actually exists 12-07-2014 12:36 PM

    Star rapper Honey Singh is the latest celebrity after actor Akshay Kumar to buy a team in the World Kabbadi League which is scheduled to be held in five different countries from August to December this year. Singh, who had also started Global Fighting Championship (GFC) in Dubai, has named...
  • World Cup 2014: Choose the CNN-IBN Dream Team 10-07-2014 06:19 PM

    Help Karim Bencherifa and Novy Kapadia in selecting the 2014 World Cup Dream Team. Your team should consist of 1 goalkeeper, 4 defenders, 2 midfielders and 4 forwards. Post your choices in the poll below. ...
  • Court defers hearing in a Muzaffarnagar riots case till July 16 04-07-2014 01:17 PM

    A local court has recorded the statement of a witness and deferred till July 16 the hearing in the Kawal killing case. The complainant Arvind Kumar, deposed in court last evening and said that his son Gaurav and nephew Sachin were beaten to death allegedly by the accused. Additional District...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Bail plea of murder accused rejected 27-06-2014 11:30 AM

    A local court has rejected the bail plea of a man accused in a murder case during the Muzaffarnagar riots. District and Sessions Judge Vijai Luxchmi on Thursday rejected the bail plea of the accused Gautem in Bahawdi killing case. According to the prosecution, a youth Aman was shot dead...
  • Black money probe: India to get Swiss bank details, SIT promises action 22-06-2014 08:20 PM

    New Delhi: India's efforts to crackdown on black money stashed abroad today got a major boost with Switzerland readying a list of Indians suspected to have un-taxed money in Swiss banks, while Special Investigation Team constituted by Indian government promised action if any illegality is found. The names of certain...
  • MoS Home to lead Indian team in disaster conference in Bangkok 21-06-2014 10:16 PM

    New Delhi: Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju will lead the Indian delegation to 6th Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Reduction to be held in Bangkok beginning Sunday. India will showcase the steps taken by the Government in evacuating nearly a million people during the cyclone 'Phailin' that...
  • India women's football team grabs 50th spot in FIFA rankings 21-06-2014 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: India's women football team moved one place up to grab the 50th spot among 175 nations in the latest FIFA ranking. The team also grabbed 11th position in the AFC ranking, moving up one spot. It is the second time that the women's football team has come up...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT seeks DNA match for victim's identity 20-06-2014 01:36 PM

    The Special Investigation Team probing riots cases here has collected samples in order to carry out a DNA match to ascertain the identity of an alleged victim in connection with a case related to 2013 communal violence in Muzaffarnagar. The samples of the deceased Shamshad and his son and complainant...
  • India ousted from Asian squash team championships 14-06-2014 07:18 PM

    Hong Kong: Indian challenge in the Asian squash team championships ended on after both the men's and the women's team lost to Malaysia in their respective semifinal clashes here. The defending champion women's team, comprising Dipika Pallikal and Anaka Alankamony, went down 0-2 to the Malaysians, who fielded world number...
  • Indian men's, women's squash teams drub Iran 11-06-2014 10:56 PM

    The Indian squash contingents got off to a perfect start, defeating Iran 3-0 in both the men's and women's events in the 17th Asian Team Championship on Wednesday. India has been given the top billing in the men's section while it is seeded second among women. The results: Women: India...
  • Delhi constable involved in Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT 07-06-2014 12:15 PM

    A Delhi Police constable has been allegedly found involved in a Muzaffarnagar riot case by the Special Investigation Team. The constable was found involved in arson and loot incident in Bahawdi village under Phugana police station in the district last year during the communal riots, SIT sources claimed. Seven persons...
  • I won't be riding the Tour de France this year, says Bradley Wiggins 06-06-2014 05:16 PM

    Bradley Wiggins has ruled himself out of participating in the Tour de France after the 2012 champion hinted that Team Sky are unlikely to select him in their squad, the Briton said on Friday. "Right now, I think I can tell you that I will not ride the Tour de...
  • Gogoi congratulates Assam teams for scaling Island Peak 06-06-2014 12:18 PM

    Guwahati: Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Friday congratulated two teams from the state which successfully scaled the 6189 meter Island Peak in the Nepal Himalayas. The first team, led by Manash Barooah and the second by Nandadulal Das, were both part of a Pre-Everest Expedition sponsored by the state...
  • Ronaldo, Rooney and Neymar in Twitter's World Cup dream team 04-06-2014 04:26 PM

    With just eight days to go for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Twitter has revealed its dream playing XI, staring Portugal's Cristiano Ronaldo, England's Wayne Rooney and Brazil's Neymar Junior as the front three. The line-up, a 4-3-3 formation, includes Germany's Mesut Ozil, Spain's Juan Mata and Andres Iniesta in...
  • Jail superintendent caught red-handed by vigilance sleuths while accepting bribe 03-06-2014 03:42 PM

    A divisional jail superintendent in Bihar's Jehenabad district was arrested on Tuesday by the Vigilance department sleuths on graft charges. Acting on a complaint, the vigilance team laid a trap and caught the jail official Arvind Kumar Mishra red handed while accepting Rs 50,000 as bribe from the complainant, Director...
  • Asian Games is priority for us, says Sunil Chhetri 30-05-2014 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri has his eyes trained on the Asian Games and says the focus should be on making the possible national team for the quadrennial extravaganza, scheduled to be held around the same time as the much-anticipated Indian Super League. "My focus is on the...
  • Shivraj lauds Centre's initiative to set up SIT to unearth black money 28-05-2014 03:18 PM

    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has lauded the central government's decision to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to unearth black money. "The Union Cabinet in its maiden meeting has taken a historic decision to constitute SIT for bringing back black money stashed abroad," Chouhan posted in a...
  • Chargesheet against one more accused in Muzaffarnagar riots case 28-05-2014 02:47 PM

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Muzaffarnagar riots on Wenesday filed a chargesheet in a court against one more accused in a riot-related murder case. SIT inspector Rasham Singh filed the chargesheet against Manoj Kumar, one of the accused in the Kutba killing during the communal riots September last....
  • Black money: SC gives a week's time to Centre to constitute SIT 23-05-2014 11:15 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday gave a week's time to the Centre to constitute a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the black money case. The apex court directed that all documents relating to black money be kept in the safe custody of a secretary-level officer of the...
  • Sachin Tendulkar inspires India's World Cup-bound hockey team 20-05-2014 05:09 PM

    New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Tuesday paid a surprise visit to the World Cup-bound Indian hockey team and gave the players a pep talk ahead of the side's departure for the quadrennial event to be held at The Hague, Netherlands from May 31 to June 15. Tendulkar arrived...
  • Consistency is Indian hockey team's problem: Jamie Dwyer 19-05-2014 02:08 PM

    New Delhi: Australian ace Jamie Dwyer was forthright in his assessment about the current India hockey team terming Sardar Singh and Co as an "inconsistent" bunch, who will have to depend a lot on ace drag-flicker Rupinder Pal Singh and comeback man Gurbaj Singh. "Indian team keeps on improving but...
  • Turkey: Coal mine deaths rise to 282 15-05-2014 04:52 PM

    Rescue teams recovered eight more victims of Turkey's worst mining accident on Thursday, raising the death toll to 282 in a disaster that has thrown Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's presidential ambitions off stride. Hundreds of people were attending funerals for the victims in the western mining town of Soma;...
  • India to play three ODIs in Bangladesh before touring England 12-05-2014 11:02 AM

    Mumbai: India's Cricket Board has finalised a short three-match ODI series in Bangladesh next month before the Indian team embarks on its lengthy tour of England lasting for over two months. "We want to give some practice to our players (who are now playing only IPL games--T20 matches), as the...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 11 gangrape accused's property attached 06-05-2014 01:53 PM

    Properties of 11 absconding gangrape accused have been attached by police on the intervention of court in connection with five gangrape cases at Phugana village of the district, police said on Tuesday. The properties of remaining absconding nine accused of gangrape cases, would be soon attached, SP (Rural) Alok Priyadarshi...
  • China win men's table tennis team championship 05-05-2014 04:23 PM

    Defending champions China beat Germany 3-1 to win the men's title at the table tennis team world championships on Monday. Ma Long beat Timo Boll 11-6, 11-9, 11-9 in the opening match, but Dimitrij Ovtcharov pulled Germany level with a 13-11, 11-8, 11-6 win over Zhang Jike at the Yoyogi...
  • Women paddlers fail to make world semi-final 03-05-2014 06:56 PM

    Tokyo: India's women bowed out of the World Team Table Tennis championships after they lost 1-3 against Brazil in the quarter-finals here on Saturday. After a brilliant performance in group events of Stage 1 in second division, the Indian girls were expected to give some fight in the knockout stage,...
  • World TT: Indian women earn direct quarter-final berth 01-05-2014 08:58 PM

    Tokyo: Indian women topped their group to secure a direct entry into the quarter-finals while the men will fight it out in the round of 16 after finishing third in their group in the second division of the World Team Table Tennis Championships here on Thursday. The women got past...
  • India record second straight win in World Table Tennis Championships 29-04-2014 08:19 PM

    Tokyo: Indian men outplayed Australia while the women fought hard to beat Nigeria on day two of the World Team Table Tennis Championships on Tuesday. The men's team eased past Australia 3-0 in Group F and women got the better of Portugal 3-1 in Group G. The Indian teams play...